A WOMAN has died after being stabbed in Gloucester this evening.

Police were called to reports of a man attacking the woman at a shop in Southgate Street at approximately 5.50pm.

The ambulance service attended the incident and transported the 20-year-old victim to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital but she sadly passed away.

The next of kin and coroner have been informed.

A murder investigation is now underway.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should call 101, quoting incident 340 of February 18.Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Three arrests were made after police shots were fired during an "enforced stop" operation in Darlington.